Create a Melodic House Theme From One Initial Idea

Create a Melodic House Theme From One Initial Idea

Melodic house is defined by hypnotic and atmospheric sounds with arpeggiated, mostly minor, melodies, and a tempo between 120 and 125 BPM. It soon rose to popularity in the electronic music scene around the middle of the 2010s. In the next tutorial, we will show you...
Modulation Effects (Part 1)

Modulation Effects (Part 1)

Modulation will provide a sense of motion, dimension, and depth to your sound. Modulators (sometimes called “control signals”) allow you to control how, and at what rate, the sound changes over time. Besides, they can even introduce new spectral content to the sound...
Using ROUNDS to Create Authentic EDM Pump Music

Using ROUNDS to Create Authentic EDM Pump Music

  ROUNDS is a REAKTOR based synthesizer by Native Instruments that combines digital and analog synth sounds with complex sequenced sound shifting capabilities. Not a lot of people know about this synth, which is why I am writing this article. This synth is super...
8 Steps to Creating Sweet Cymbal Swells

8 Steps to Creating Sweet Cymbal Swells

Nothing will intensify the climax of your song like an epic, sweeping cymbal – followed by an explosion of energy, projected into space. This cliche is evident in so many house, club, dance, and EDM productions. Therefore, it is nearly a standard. Basically,...